On 2020-03-17 10:08 PM, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
On 3/17/2020 9:14 AM, Mayuresh Kathe wrote:
> If showing what could/should be done in other GNU/Linux distributions
> is all that Intel wanted, they could have simply extended a helping
> hand to those other distribution makers by providing the required
> consultation free-of-cost, it would have been more cost effective and
Ok so a few things
We, Intel, work with many Linux distros pretty intensely on hardware
support and performance and many other things.
Many of our customers nowadays have Linux distros of their own rather
than using a "standard" distro as is.
We have been trying to accommodate those as much as we can, but there
are clear limits because we also do not want to just throw junk over
It also means we are likely going to change a bit how we work, rather
than "everything" we need to make sure that what we do ship is usable,
with a bias to servers and what developers use rather than "random
With the 3rd party repo stuff getting more ready, there's ways where
others can provide their own repositories for "weird stuff" without us
Thanks for that note Arjan, means a lot to me.
I have cancelled all of my video streaming subscriptions to continue
working on Clear Linux OS Desktop.
Yes, I do miss watching "Star Trek: Picard", but that's okay, I am
getting a seriously high-performance distribution to work on.
Also, to add-in some tangential stuff, as I had mentioned earlier, I
have initiated work on that high-precision, high-performance library for
numerical computing targeting Clear Linux OS.
It is being written in x64 assembler using AT&T mnemonics via the GNU
"as" assembler as that is what is most supported and is even most
contributed to by Intel itself.
And yes, a bit of relevant and important thing, I have managed to solve
the floating-point error problem inherent in most libraries atop most
hardware architectures till date, only, I have done it at the software
level. More news and code will be shared soon-ish.
Only wish that Clear Linux OS would support MOSIX out-of-the-box, then
it would become an ideal platform for HPC installations using my library
as a base for building numerical processing applications.
Best regards, and thanks for the detailed response Arjan, really